2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 8 Nominations and Primary Elections
Section 1-8-3 Nomination by minor political party; other methods.

NM Stat § 1-8-3 (2015) What's This?

1-8-3. Nomination by minor political party; other methods.

If the rules and regulations of a minor political party require nomination by a method other than a political convention:

A. the state chairman and the governing board of the state party shall certify to the secretary of state the names of their party's nominees for United States senator, United States representative, all elective state offices, legislative offices elected from multicounty districts, public regulation commission, all elective judicial officers in the judicial department and all offices representing a district composed of more than one county;

B. the county chairman and the governing board of the county party shall certify to the county clerk the names of their party's nominees for elected county offices and for legislative offices elected from a district located wholly within one county or that is composed of only one county; and

C. the names of such nominees shall be filed in the same time and manner prescribed by the Election Code [Chapter 1 NMSA 1978] for convention-designated nominees of minor political parties, and each list of names certified shall be accompanied by the petition containing a list of signatures and addresses of voters as prescribed for convention-designated nominees.

History: 1953 Comp., 3-8-3, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 240, 153; 1975, ch. 255, 101; 1998, ch. 36, 2.

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